After the unsolved murder of his wife, Adrian Monk develops obsessive-compulsive disorder, which includes his terror of germs and contamination. His condition costs him his job as a prominent homicide detective in the San Francisco Police Department, but he continues to solve crimes with the help of his assistant and his former boss.
Obsessive. Compulsive. Detective.
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As of January 20, 2018, Tony Shalhoub has one hundred credits on IMDb. This number would be extremely satisfying to Monk. Edit: As of August 18, 2018, he has one hundred two credits. See more
It is quite obvious to anyone who knows the real San Francisco Bay Area that the series was not filmed there. There are numerous references to extreme temperatures (when the Bay Area is famous for its year-round mild temps) as well as large rolling hills with nothing on them (SF is very densely populated with little left untouched). See more
Unless I'm wrong, which, you know, I'm not...
Performed by Jeff Beal
(all season one episodes) See more